Posts Tagged: military

Mattis blasts North Korean leaders: ‘Kim regime is a threat to the entire world’

Published by:  Big League Politics By:  Lisa Ferdinado WASHINGTON, Jan. 27, 2018 — The regime of North Korea’s Kim Jong-un remains a danger to the world, Defense Secretary James N. Mattis said yesterday in Honolulu, while emphasizing diplomatic efforts to resolve the North Korean nuclear issue. The goal remains the complete, verifiable and irreversible denuclearization of… Read more »

Tillerson’s ‘No Preconditions’ For North Korea Means Things Are Worse Than We Thought

Published by The Federalist  Written by Megan G. Oprea  Rex Tillerson’s startling comments signal that Pyongyang is truly on the cusp of having a nuclear-capable intercontinental missile and that a military conflict might be fast approaching. U.S. Secretary of State Rex Tillerson sent shockwaves through the foreign policy establishment this week when he suggested that… Read more »

U.S.-South Korean alliance readies to defend against North Korean threat

  [SEOUL, South Korea, Aug. 14, 2017] The U.S.-South Korean alliance can defend South Korea, Pacific allies and the American homeland from nuclear and missile threats emanating from North Korea, two top American military officials said here today. Marine Corps Gen. Joseph F. Dunford Jr., the chairman of the Joint Chiefs of Staff, and Army… Read more »

Iran Deploying Warships to Atlantic Ocean, Gulf of Mexico

  Iranian military leaders announced on Tuesday the country will send a fleet of warships into the Atlantic Ocean en route to the Gulf of Mexico, where the Islamic Republic aims to solidify ties with several Latin American states, according to the commander of Iran’s navy. Following orders from Iran’s supreme leader, the newly installed… Read more »

First US Soldier Gets Sex Reassignment Surgery On Pentagon’s Dime

America’s first active-duty soldier had a sex-change operation on the Pentagon’s dime Tuesday. “This afternoon, an active-duty military member received a sex-reassignment surgery,” the Pentagon said in a statement. “Military hospitals do not have the surgical expertise to perform this type of surgery, therefore it was conducted in a private hospital.” The transgender infantry soldier… Read more »

Army Is Lifting the Ban on Recruits With Histories of Mental Illness

It used to be that if you had a history of cutting yourself, bipolar disorder, and substance abuse, you were disqualified from joining the Army. However, it appears that this disqualification doesn’t have to be a disqualification any longer thanks to a new policy enacted in August. According to USA Today, the Army is facing… Read more »

US Air Force Academy Finds Guy Who Wrote Racist Graffiti On Dorm Walls

Back in late September, five black students at the US Air Force Academy Prep School (this is a school that takes enlisted men and women from within the ranks of the Air Force and a small number of civilians, gives them an intensive brush-up in math, science and English, and prepares them to compete for… Read more »

DC judge becomes commander in chief, restores transgender service

DC judge becomes commander in chief, restores transgender service The president is no longer in charge of the military that he is constitutionally mandated to lead, according to a Washington, D.C., judge’s recent actions. On Monday, Judge Colleen Kollar-Kotelly blocked President Trump’s impending ban on transgender individuals who serve in the military. She also blocked… Read more »

CRISIS IN KOREA: US Deploys Stealth Nuke Bombers to Korean Peninsula

The United States Air Force confirmed this weekend the deployment of its B-2 stealth nuclear bombers to the Korean peninsula; patrolling “undisclosed” sections of the region as President Trump prepares to visit South Korea and Japan in the coming days. According to Fox News, the bombers flew multiple missions mean to “familiarize aircrew with air… Read more »